13 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, April 21

Apr 18 2019, 11:17 pm

Keep the party going this Easter long weekend by attending one of these wonderful events in Calgary this Sunday, April 21.

There are plenty of celebrations to enjoy!

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Catch the Easter Bunny at Lake Louise

What: The Easter Bunny will make his annual appearance at Lake Louise over the Easter long weekend. Keep an eye out for the Easter Bunny and Griff the Grizzly as they make their way around the lodge and base area handing out Easter Eggs and posing for photos between 11 am and 2 pm

When: April 19 to April 21, 2019
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: Lake Louise – 1 Whitehorn Road, Lake Louise Alberta
More Info: Online

Vaisakhi Mela

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What: Celebrate the Indian New Year with this cultural event open for everyone, featuring dances, entertainment, food, and more.

When: April 20 to 21, 2019
Time: 2 to 6 pm
Where: Genesis Centre Feature Gymnasium – 7555 Falconridge Boulevard NE
Admission: Free

Butterfield Acres Easter Hunts

What: Starting in one of the barns, the kids listen to the Legend of the Easter Bunny. Then it’s off with their baskets to do his bidding with a special hunt. When the children find the items the Easter Bunny needs, they’ll send them down the tunnels to the Easter Bunny’s Secret Workshop where he’ll magically turn them into Easter Eggs. Advance tickets required.

When: April 20 and 21, 2019
Time: Various time slots between 10:20 and 1:40 pm
Where: Butterfield Acres – 254077 Rocky Ridge Road NW
Cost: Adults $14.99, children $12.99

Cardboard Box Downhill Derby

What: Get creative with cardboard for the annual Cardboard Box Downhill Derby – Easter Sunday Edition. Using only cardboard, string, tape and glue, prove your cardboard carpentry by building the fastest sled in town! Prizes will be given for top three times and the best three designs. Get your teams of 1-4 people together and challenge your neighbours and friends to out-design, out-wit and out-sled your creation.

When: April 21, 2019
Time: 11 am to 3 pm
Where: Lake Louise – 1 Whitehorn Road, Lake Louise Alberta
Admission: Free

Calgary International Auto & Truck Show

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What: The Calgary International Auto and Truck Show is one of the largest exhibitions of new cars and trucks in Western Canada. Get up close and personal with the best new vehicles from your favourite brands, plus enjoy special events and chance to win prizes.

When: Now to Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: BMO Centre – Stampede Park – 1410 Olympic Way SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Easter Sunday Brunch at Post Hotel & Spa

What:  Post Hotel & Spa’s Easter Sunday Brunch offers a wide variety of homemade baked goods, salads, seafood, cured meats and pâtés, chef’s carving station with Alberta beef and fresh fish and an assortment of our pastry chef’s delicious desserts.

When: Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: 11:30 am and 2 pm
Where: Calgary Zoo – 1300 Zoo Road NE, Calgary
Reservations: Call 403 522 3989 or 800 661 1586

Calgary Performing Arts Festival

What: The Calgary Performing Arts Festival is an integral part of the Calgary arts community, encouraging classical and contemporary music and speech arts performance among amateur students of all ages and skill levels. Featuring 12,000 performers in 19 categories over 21 days.

When: Now to May 4, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Mount Royal University – 4825 Mt Royal Gate SW, Calgary
More Info: Online

Easter Tea

What: A delicious high tea experience in the stunning dining room of the home now known as the “Famous 5 Centre of Canadian Women.” Enjoy a tray of tasty sandwiches and treats along with freshly brewed tea or lemonade.

When: Now to April 22, 2019
Time: 11 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Heritage Park – 1900 Heritage Drive SW
Tickets: Call (403) 268-8500 to reserve your spot, $29.95 for adults, $20.95 for children (under 12)

Ace of Wands with Hermitess and Lashes

What: Toronto’s Ace of Wands performs at King Eddy YYC with Alberta-based Hermitess and Lashes.

When: Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: King Eddy – 438 9 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Easter Brunch at Fort Calgary

What: Celebrate Easter with an award-winning Sunday Brunch at Fort Calgary featuring made to order omelettes station, pasta station, eggs benedict, sausages, bacon, hash browns, pancakes, cheese platter, meat platter and many more chef’s selections of hot and cold items. Fort Calgary Brunch also offers complimentary admission to the historic museum.

When: Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: Seatings at 9:30 am, 11:15 am and 1 pm
Address: Fort Calgary – 750 9 Ave SE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

Create – Calgary Children’s Festival Lineup Announcement

What: Create – Calgary’s New Children’s Festival is an interactive, multidisciplinary festival for families that provides audiences chances to experience fine arts and explore the process of creation. Join them for their line-up announcement which will also feature performances by local artists.

When: Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: 2:30 pm
Where: Shelf Life Books – 1302 4 St SW #100, Calgary
Admission: Free

Beer & Yoga at Zero Issue Brewing

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Craft beers and woman doing yoga (MaxyM/Dean Drobot/Shutterstock)

What: Katia from Black Dog Yoga. She is back hosting another hour of bending and stretching with beer at Zero Issue Brewing.

When: Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: 11 am
Where: Zero Issue Brewing – 4210 12 St NE, Calgary
Admission: $20, includes a sleeve of beer for during or after yoga. Email [email protected] to save a spot.

Adult Easter Egg Hunt at The Rec Room Calgary

What: Want to feel like a kid again? Join The Rec Room at their Adult Easter Egg Hunt. There’s over $500 in prizes to be found, with complimentary coffee/hot chocolate and every egg is a winner.

When: Sunday, April 21, 2019
Time: 10:30 am
Where: The Rec Room Calgary – 1180 – 901 64 Avenue NE, Calgary
Tickets: Online

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